Canada, Sweden Ask For Time Change For Olympic Women’s Final
Aug 4, 2021, 9:58 AM
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TOKYO (AP) — The Swedish and Canadian women’s soccer teams have asked that the gold-medal match in Tokyo on Friday be moved to a different time because of heat.
The match is scheduled for 11 a.m. at the Olympic Stadium.
Track and field events are also being held at the venue.
Canada Soccer is backing Sweden's request to reschedule their women's gold-medal game from its current start time of 11 a.m. Tokyo time on Friday because of concerns about excessive heathttps://t.co/sga1nuLb12
— CBC Olympics (@CBCOlympics) August 4, 2021
Temperatures are expected to be in the upper 90s with high humidity.